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How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

Yahoo plans to lay off 15 percent of its workforce, hints it's up for sale

'We will engage on qualified strategic proposals.'<p>For the last four years, Marissa Mayer has tried her best to right the sinking ship that is Yahoo. She acquired dozens of young startups, refocused engineering efforts on mobile, and tried to boost morale. Unfortunately, Yahoo's revenue keeps …

Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made

What's more, Zuckerberg paid out the nose for it, shelling out $1 billion for an app that had 13 employees, zero revenue, and which most of the buttoned-up investors that would attend Facebook's IPO roadshow had probably never heard of.<p>The deal caused immediate concern. Some considered the deal a …

7 Time-Wasting Habits You Need to Cut Out of Your Life for Good

In order to get ahead in life and in your career, you need to develop better habits.<p>You've probably heard the saying that 20 percent of your activities account for 80 percent of your success. This means that 80 percent of your activities are of at least low value, if not a complete waste of time. …

Time Management

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

China says it warned and tracked U.S. warship in South China Sea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese ships and aircraft warned and tracked a U.S. Navy warship Tuesday as it came close to reefs claimed by China in contested waters in the South China Sea.<p>Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the United States, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview that the U.S. …

Sundar Pichai: Google's new boss from humble roots

<b>With Google creating its own parent company, Alphabet, there's a bit of moving about in the Google boardroom.</b><p>Larry Page is now chief executive of Alphabet. Sergey Brin is its president.<p>And moving up to be in charge of Google is 43-year-old Sundar Pichai.<p>Great news for Pichai, and good news too for …

44 years of the failed war on drugs - but the taboo is breaking

Next month will mark 44 years since the war on drugs was declared by President Richard Nixon. It has been a categoric failure on every level, but for …

Artificial Intelligence Technology Is 'Breaking Out of the Box'

NEW YORK -- We are entering an age of accelerated development of artificial and robotic technology, three panelists told an audience of investors, engineers and journalists recently.<p>"A lot of the things that technology was traditionally lousy at are now really, really good, and getting better all …

Ikea furniture will soon charge your cell phone wirelessly

The furniture giant Ikea has announced a new line of furniture with built-in wireless charging pads. If you have a compatible phone, you can set it on top of the pad, and it will draw power without having to plug anything in.<p>Ikea is entering the market with a range of products including tables, …

The World's Richest Tech Billionaires: Jack Ma Breaks Through to Top, Google Leaders Slip

Want to join the upper crust of the billionaire ranks? Building a tech company could be your way in: Seven of the world’s 15 richest self-made billionaires earned their wealth through a technology business.<p>FORBES ranked the 15 richest tech billionaires, altogether worth $426 billion. Their wealth …

Palestinians to file ICC case against Israel in April

The Palestinians plan to lodge their first complaint against Israel for alleged war crimes at the International Criminal Court on April 1, according to a senior official.<p>"One of the first important steps will be filing a complaint against Israel at the ICC on April 1 over the [2014] Gaza war and …

4 Things Steve Jobs Taught Me About Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>He’s been deemed “the greatest marketer of all time.” There are countless stories of his outbursts and his stubbornness, but also of his iconic innovation, his inspirational personality (for some) and his revolutionary methods in …

Regulations governing access to intercepted information obtained by NSA breached human rights laws, according to Investigatory Powers Tribunal<p>The regime that governs the sharing between Britain and the US of electronic communications intercepted in bulk was unlawful until last year, a secretive UK …

Surveillance

NASA is testing an autonomous Martian helicopter

Drones are everywhere these days. They're under Christmas trees. They're at the X-Games. They're even in Congress. And if NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has its way, they could be headed to Mars next in the form of the Mars Helicopter.<p>Rover teams still have a tough time with the Martian surface …

Stephen Hawking is working on a new theory of everything

Stephen Hawking is at it again: In a Facebook posting, the wheelchair-riding British physicist says he’s working on a theory of cosmic origins that …

Britain's Oil 'Cash Cow' Is At Risk

The oil industry has been hard hit by crude prices falling more than 50 percent since June to less than $50 a barrel.<p>Energy giant BP recently announced it was cutting 300 local jobs, mostly in the Scottish city of Aberdeen, Britain's oil "capital".<p>Others, including Shell and Chevron, warned late …

Jack Ma: Over 100 million buyers shop at Alibaba every day

The founder of Chinese online retailer Alibaba talks to Bloomberg about why he is back at Davos and how the company has grown.<p>Jack Ma, founder and chairman at Alibaba, talks with Bloomberg about why he returned to the World Economic Forum after a seven-year absence and what the WEF has done for him …

Google Glass programme halted but firm says kit is not dead

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1138000/1138126_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529895794_d590640431f709f07d220f5bc570ce86<p><b>Google is ending sales of its Google Glass eyewear.</b><p>The company insists it is still committed to launching the smart glasses as a consumer …

Wearable Tech

Google Wants Automakers’ Help to Build Self-Driving Cars

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15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

Why McDonald’s sales are falling

MCDONALD’S restaurants stand among American capitalism’s greatest success stories. Starting out with just one burger stall in 1948, the fast-food …

Russia says Kiev's move to join NATO dangerous for Europe | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Ukraine’s pursuit of NATO membership posed a danger to European security and that the West was using Kiev’s bid to join the Atlantic alliance as a way to fuel confrontation between Russia and Ukraine.<p>Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei …

UK inflation plunge does not pose deflation risk - BoE's Miles | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The sharp fall in British inflation does not pose a risk of deflation and there is no need to take more measures to stimulate the economy, a policymaker at the Bank of England said in a newspaper column on Sunday.<p>Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member David Miles speaks …

Could Europe really break up Google? A look at what's possible—and likely

Europe’s elected elite want to break up Google. The technology giant, known for its web search engine but offering many other products and services, …

China's influence threatens American universities, experts say

The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college campuses, experts on human rights and education …

China

Israel opens new investigations into Gaza war

The Israeli military has ordered eight new criminal investigations into cases involving Palestinian civilian casualties in this summer's Gaza war, a move that is seen as another attempt to head off international probe into the case.<p>More than 2,100 Palestinians, mostly civilians, were killed during …

How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State

The 21-year-old North Korea defector Yeonmi Park watched her father die, her friend’s mother executed, and much more horror. In a candid interview, …

The Best-Performing CEOs in the World

The knock on most business leaders is that they don’t take the long view—that they’re fixated on achieving short-term goals to lift their pay. So which global CEOs actually delivered solid results over the long run? Our 2014 list of top performers provides an objective answer.<p>Adi Ignatius<p>A few …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …